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HARRISBURG – The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday unanimously approved a proposal to ask voters whether to amend the Constitution to open a two-year window for adult survivors of child abuse to sue even if their cases are beyond the existing statute of limitations.

HARRISBURG – Adult survivors of child sex abuse will be watching the Senate when the General Assembly returns to the Capitol on Monday, to see if there is going to be a breakthrough on the stalemate over whether to allow survivors to sue organizations that covered up for child predators even if the statute of limitations is expired.

HARRISBURG — Proponents of a proposal to add a Victim’s Bill of Rights to the state Constitution said Wednesday the overwhelming support voters gave the measure in Tuesday’s election suggests a legal challenge should be brought to an end.